New study explains why women get more migraines than men
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  October 9, 2018  
  Women's Health  
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 New study explains why women get more migraines than menNew study explains why women get more migraines than men
 
Research published today reveals a potential mechanism for migraine causation which could explain why women get more migraines than men.
 
   Study investigates whether fresh or frozen embryo transfer is best for women undergoing IVFStudy investigates whether fresh or frozen embryo transfer is best for women undergoing IVF
 
The world's first baby born via in-vitro fertilization turned 40 years old this summer. Still, after four decades, IVF is a relatively new field with ongoing debate on how to get the best results for families who have placed their hopes -- and often their personal savings -- into fertility treatment.
 
   Endocrinology and the Military: How Being on the Frontline Affects WomenEndocrinology and the Military: How Being on the Frontline Affects Women
 
Sqn Ldr Robert M. Gifford from the University of Edinburgh discusses the latest endocrinological research from women on the front line, and what his talk will cover at Medical Innovation 2018.
 
 Tips to know your ovarian cancer risk and symptoms
 
Tips to know your ovarian cancer risk and symptomsOvarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of death in American women, according to the American Cancer Society, and accounts for more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. And according to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 22,240 women will be diagnosed with the disease in 2018; 14,070 will die from it.
 
 
 Sepsis and Pregnancy
 
Sepsis and PregnancySepsis is a life-threatening condition in which the body systemically responds to an infection. Although relatively rare, sepsis during pregnancy is one of the leading causes of death in mothers and complications for the fetus.
 
 
 Natural Killer Cells During Pregnancy
 
Natural Killer Cells During PregnancyNatural Killer (NK) cells are the leading maternal immune cells which act as a natural defense system and help in fighting infections. During pregnancy, NK cells aid in supplying blood to the fetus, essential for its growth and development. It also protects the fetus against foreign bodies and infections.
 
 
 Scientists identify mutational signatures in ovarian cancer
 
Scientists identify mutational signatures in ovarian cancerThe genetic changes seen in ovarian cancer cells are particularly chaotic, with a scrambled genetic code that has been sliced up, deleted, incorrectly copied or copied too much. This makes it particularly difficult for researchers to understand what exactly has led to a patient’s cancer and how that patient will respond to therapy.
 
 
 Endometrial Scratching and IVF
 
Endometrial Scratching and IVFEndometrial scratching is a technique used to improve the ability of an embryo to implant in the uterus after in-vitro fertilization. It involves superficially wounding the lining of the womb, in order to improve the receptivity of the uterus to the embryo.
 
 
 Hormone Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer
 
Hormone Therapy for Metastatic Breast CancerHormone therapy, also called endocrine therapy, is commonly used to treat recurrent breast cancer and metastatic breast cancer and it is the first therapy to specifically target in oncology.
 
 
 HPV and other adolescent vaccines do not negatively impact fertility in young women
 
HPV and other adolescent vaccines do not negatively impact fertility in young womenAdolescents who receive recommended vaccinations, including for human papillomavirus, have no increased risk of primary ovarian insufficiency, also known as premature menopause, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in Pediatrics.
 
 
 Menopausal status linked to skeletal muscle function among middle-aged women
 
Menopausal status linked to skeletal muscle function among middle-aged womenA recent study of the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä has found that menopausal status is associated with skeletal muscle function among middle-aged women.
 
 
 Study explores whether chemotherapy affects older woman's ability to function
 
Study explores whether chemotherapy affects older woman's ability to functionOlder women are at higher risk for developing breast cancer than younger women are--almost half of all breast cancer cases, and most breast cancer deaths, occur in women who are 65 or older. Despite this, we know very little about how breast cancer and its treatments affect older women.
 
 
 Five tips for successful long-term breastfeeding
 
Five tips for successful long-term breastfeedingBreastfeeding can have its challenges early on. There's learning the appropriate feeding positions and techniques, knowing when and how often to feed the baby, and so many other intangibles.
 
 
 New intervention to reduce risk of HIV in young transgender women
 
New intervention to reduce risk of HIV in young transgender womenYoung transgender women who took part in an intervention to reduce HIV transmission and acquisition had a greater reduction in condomless sex acts than young transgender women who received standard preventive care with testing for HIV/sexually transmitted infections and counseling in a randomized clinical trial.